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Trigger Project

The TRIGGER Project

TRIGGER  (TRansforming Institutions by Gendering contents and Gaining Equality in Research) aims at promoting systemic interventions designed to have deep, long lasting and widespread impacts at all the different levels in 5 research organisations. The project, coordinated and co-funded by the Italian Government, assisted by an institute specialised in gender and science, involves as co-funders five… Read more »

The Consortium

The TRIGGER Project is implemented by a Consortium composed of the following partners: Department for Equal Opportunities (Coordinator); ASDO; University of Pisa; Institute of Chemical Technology of Prague; Institute of Sociology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic; Birkbeck College; Université Paris Diderot and Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

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